PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS IN MITOCHONDRIAL DNA OF THE OSTRICH (STRUTHIO CAMELUS)

@article{Freitag1993PHYLOGEOGRAPHICPI,
  title={PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS IN MITOCHONDRIAL DNA OF THE OSTRICH (STRUTHIO CAMELUS)},
  author={S. Freitag and T. Robinson},
  journal={The Auk},
  year={1993},
  volume={110},
  pages={614-622}
}
We assayed restriction-site differences in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) within and among populations of the Ostrich (Struthio camelus) throughout much of its African distribution. Little genetic diversity was evident among samples drawn from localities throughout southern Africa (S.c. australis), while deep divisions in the mtDNA gene tree exist between representatives of the eastern (S.c. molybdophanes and S.c. massaicus) and northern African subspecies (S.c. camelus). The low mtDNA variability… Expand

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